I was just looking at this space the other day, wondering when it was going to open, and now comes the announcement. 10 Barrel fans rejoice! It seems there are many of you, as I got quite a few scathing emails a few months back, because I said I'd never heard of them. It seems I was "stupid" and "out of touch". Anyway, they have a pub in Bend and Boise, along with a Bend Oregon … [Read more...] about 10 Barrel Brewing Opens PDX Brewpub
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Beer is not my strong point. I can find my way through a wine or cocktail list without too many problems, but am usually lost when I am craving a beer. Now, a new smart phone application called SipSnapp helps guide you through the process of choosing a beer you will like from the list of available options.The app accesses your camera to snap a photo of the beer list on any … [Read more...] about SipSnapp Guides You Through Beer Lists
Gin and tonics are pretty easy to make, but there are a few things you can do to make it better. Updated 4.20. Gin & Tonic is what my father would have called “an honest drink.” Nothing fancy; direct and to the point. However, making the perfect gin and tonic requires a few simple steps.In the 50’s my dad would get home at 5:30 every evening, the brakes his Porsche … [Read more...] about Making the Perfect Gin and Tonic
Reposted from 2006 by Lizzy Caston Some things are worth repeating! Here’s a bit of Dude trivia: he’s not only a good cook – his Sunday dinners for friends are well-known, but he’s also an awesome bartender. As a matter of fact, his first foray into the food industry was as a bartender at The Magic Pan Restaurant in Beverly Hills. Things were different in those days: to get … [Read more...] about Vodka Cucumber/Mint Lemonade for a Hot Day
I think a lot of folks will find the "cocktail demystified" on Saturday the 28th appealing. Distillery Row is holding an event showcasing local products from Eastside Distilling, Vinn Distillery, New Deal Distillery, Stone Barn Brandyworks, House Spirits, and Rolling River. The distilleries will take turns presenting cocktail seminars throughout the day, including cocktail … [Read more...] about Distillery Row “Cocktails Demystified”